Contact Dr Hannan by sending him an email to [email protected] and he will send you an email with a Unique Patient Identifier to get started. He will also store this in your medical record so that you can remind yourself what it is if you forget by looking at your GP electronic health record too.
Click here to launch BP at Home. (Please note the website only works with Chrome, Firefox or Safari web browsers. You can download them for free by clicking on one of the links first)
Put your Unique Patient Identifier in and then log in.
You are now ready to start recording your Blood Pressure readings. There is a video available for you to learn how to check your blood pressure. You can also learn more by going to Hypertension Care on the practice website. You can learn about how to check your blood pressure here. You can choose a validated blood pressure machine by clicking here – the price ranges from £9.99 through to over £160. You can also purchase a machine from your local chemist too. You can also learn more about what blood pressure means by seeing the Map of Medicine pathway for it. These links are also available on the website itself in case you need them.
Once you record your blood pressure readings and then view your graph as well as number of reading taken, the average systolic and diastolic readings as well as your pulse.
If you want to send them back to your doctor to see, please click the “Export / Print for your GP” button in green. This sends the readings back for your doctor to view. You can also print off the readings here too if you would like to have a paper copy for your records too.
You will need to ask your doctor to view your readings by putting in your Unique Patient Identifier